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What life was like for the other half

Portions of a Soviet-era, Russian Textbook.

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2007, April 30 - Posted by | Archive, illustrations, Soviet Union, Textbook, World History

5 Comments »

  1. Thanks Tony. You have a keen eye for kitsch.

    Comment by repotext | 2007, April 30

  2. life for the other half is nothing compared to where america is….and headed….dooomed we are doomed!!!!

    Comment by youglow | 2007, May 1

  3. […] From What life was like for the other half […]

    Pingback by Repotext'd Soviet Era Textbook « repotext | 2007, May 1

  4. communism was more colorful in their books and periodicals than in everyday life. The colors and graphic design though “popped” as they say, perhaps because they are exotic to our capitalist eyes?

    Comment by Tony Skaggs | 2007, May 2

  5. It just goes to show, you can take the art out of propaganda, but you can’t take the propaganda out of art …or wait, is it the other way around?

    Comment by repotext | 2007, May 2


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